Christopher J. Castelli

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Daily News | September 5, 2000

The flight restriction issued on Aug. 25 that grounded all 11 V-22 Ospreys was lifted Sept. 1 and two of the aircraft are flying again, Naval Air Systems Command announced today.

Daily News | August 14, 2000

Russian news reports say the Russian nuclear submarine Kursk, which sank to the bottom of the Barents Sea over the weekend, was involved in a major collision, but Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. Craig Quigley told there are no indications the Kursk collided with another sub.

Daily News | July 20, 2000

The Marine Corps' top aviation official expects to receive the Judge Advocate General report on the fatal April 8 MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor crash as soon as this week, and could release further details in the near future.

Daily News | June 22, 2000

Defense Secretary William Cohen has informed Congress the Pentagon will not make a final decision on whether to divide the production work for the Joint Strike Fighter between competitors Boeing and Lockheed Martin until the RAND Corporation completes a new study in December.

Daily News | May 16, 2000

Irked by media reports that not all of the military services are fully supportive of the Joint Strike Fighter program, Defense Secretary William Cohen told reporters today that JSF is just as important to the Navy and the Air Force as it is to the Marine Corps.

Daily News | May 4, 2000

Concerned the Navy and the Air Force might not fully support the Joint Strike Fighter program in their long-term budget plans, Deputy Defense Secretary Rudy de Leon issued a letter Tuesday to civilian and uniformed leaders of both departments, urging them to fully fund the tri-service fighter program.

Daily News | May 3, 2000

The Marine Corps' top aviation official will brief reporters tomorrow on the ongoing investigations into what caused a V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to crash in Marana, AZ, on April 8, killing 19 Marines.

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